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Naomi Wolf has beautifully blended her personal experience of pregnancy and, most importantly for me, in giving birth, to powerfully effect.
Throughout the book, one senses this urgent need to feel victimized, even though by most objective standards, Wolf's experiences just weren't that bad.
In Misconceptions, Naomi doesn't do her research, doesn't decide what she wants, has a poor birth experience and blames the doctors and the hospital.
Eyeopening read to the reality of giving birth and motherhood.Published 4 months ago by Ashley Elizabeth
The book is an eye opner for wonen who have been through motherhood embarking on the journey. It will be a souce of guide for women of all ages.Published 8 months ago by tas
I was assigned to read this book to become certified as a doula. This is my favorite book relating to pregnancy and motherhood. Wolf is open and honest about every little detail. Read morePublished 14 months ago by JPetke
This was a book club selection and I was very disappointed. However, it is completely one person's opinion versus another's.Published 16 months ago by AMK
I really enjoyed this book- it gave me a lot of information I had never heard before! I gave it to my girlfriend to read after me. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amy Vo
This was a depressing view into how Naomi Wolf perceives motherhood. Yes pregnancy can be uncomfortable. Yes, some women don't have the "perfect" birth experience. Read morePublished on October 6, 2011 by Echo
Wolf masterfully describes the misconceptions of the common birthing experience in America, demonstrating that the standard doctor-patient relationship, architecture of delivery... Read morePublished on October 5, 2011 by Sunny Daly
STAY AWAY FROM THIS BOOK! If it comes into your hands THROW IT AWAY! Doulas and home-birthers you will feel like you've been beaten with stones if you read this book. Read morePublished on March 18, 2011 by blossomd
Misconceptions is one woman's memoir about her first pregnancy and a collection of pregnancy issues that are often not discussed in polite company. Read morePublished on March 29, 2010 by Viola Chen